The experts discussed foreign patent costs at length and urged small businesses to develop an overall strategy for their foreign patent filing and maintenance activities so that costs can be minimized. Overall ... Some experts explained that many foreign patent costs are incurred at the front end of the patent life cycle, during the ... For example, national patent offices typically charge fees when patent applications are filed as well as when they search for prior art (the body of information, anbsp;...
|Title||:||International trade experts' advice for small businesses seeking foreign patents : report to Congressional requesters|
|Publisher||:||DIANE Publishing -|